About Us

Learn more about the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center.

Studies

Descriptions of completed and in-progress health workforce studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Publications

Links to findings from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Presentations

Presentations and posters from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC

RHRC News

RHRC investigator Sue Skillman explains health care’s transition from a volume-based system to a value-based system.
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About Us

The WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) is one of seven rural health research centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to perform policy-oriented research on issues related to rural health care.
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Rural Health Research Center


Recent Publications

Andrilla CHA, Coulthard C, Larson EH Changes in the Supply of Physicians with a DEA DATA Waiver to Prescribe Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Read More
Patterson DG, Coulthard C, Garberson LA, Wingrove G, Larson EH What Is the Potential of Community Paramedicine to Fill Rural Health Care Gaps? J Health Care Poor Underserved 2016;27(4A):144-158Read More
Mroz TM, Andrilla CHA, Skillman SM, Garberson LA, Patterson DG Community Factors and Outcomes of Home Health Care for High-Risk Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Center, University of Washington Policy Brief #161Read More

Recent Presentations

Patterson DG, Coulthard C, Garberson L, Wingrove G, Larson EH What are community paramedicine programs doing to fill rural health care gaps? Presented at the Northwest Rural Health Conference, SeaTac, WA, February 28, 2017Read More
Patterson DG, Coulthard C, Garberson L, Wingrove G, Larson EH Community paramedicine’s potential to fill rural health care gaps North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CORead More
Patterson DG, Coulthard C, Garberson L, Wingrove G, Larson EH What Are Community Paramedicine Programs Doing to Fill Rural Health Care Gaps? Community Paramedicine Insights ForumRead More